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Sandra Sobieraj Westfall

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Recent articles by Sandra:

You Won’t Believe Who Served Jenna and Barbara Bush Their First Martini — at 16!

Covert cocktails aren't the only things the 35-year-olds dish about in their new book, Sisters First, which is excerpted in this week's issue → Read More

Hillary Clinton Loves How Daughter Chelsea Kills Twitter Trolls with Kindness: ‘It’s Really Disarming!’

When it comes to coolly facing down critics, the apple doesn't far fall from the tree for Hillary Clinton's daughter, Chelsea → Read More

Hillary Clinton Shares Her Life After Losing: Yoga Power Poses and No Pantsuits — ‘It’s Liberating!’

For Hillary Clinton, filling time and finding peace after she lost last year's election to Donald Trump put her at opposite ends of the Zen spectrum → Read More

Amanda Knox’s $3.8M from Her Book Deal Went to Pay Off Loans and Legal Fees from Her Italy Ordeal

Still in debt after her acquittal for murder in Italy, Knox paid back legal fees and loans to her family and helped her younger sister with college tuition → Read More

Amanda Knox on Falling in Love and Wanting Kids — and What She Will Tell Them About Her Prison Ordeal

Wrongly convicted of murder, Knox tells PEOPLE about meeting boyfriend Christopher Robinson and their life together now → Read More

How Two Filmmakers Spent 6 Years On Amanda Knox’s Case and Changed Minds About the Sensational Murder Mystery

Guilt or innocence was never the question that drove a pair of documentary filmmakers to dive into the tabloid-ready murder case of Amanda Knox → Read More

Why Amanda Knox Is Returning to Italy for the First Time Since Her Exoneration for Murder

Knox tells PEOPLE she wants to reclaim the city of Perugia, Italy, on her own terms, years after it became the center of an international murder-mystery → Read More

Amanda Knox Is in Love and Rebuilding Her Life 6 Years After Being Released from Italian Prison

Locked up for four years on a wrongful conviction for murder in Italy, Knox tells PEOPLE she savors her "normal-person" life → Read More

‘Stay Away from Donnie Trump’: Inside Don Jr.’s Drinking, Womanizing and Frat Guy Antics

Decades before he started making headlines in his own right, President Donald Trump's eldest son was a self-confessed hard-partying fraternity brother at the University of Pennsylvania who developed a reputation with women similar to his father's → Read More

Inside Trump Family’s Turmoil Amid Russia Scandal: Don Jr. Is ‘Miserable’ and Wants ‘These Four Years to Be Over’

Donald Trump Jr. hates his role as First Son and “can’t wait” for his father’s presidency to end, a source in their inner circle tells PEOPLE → Read More

FROM THE PEOPLE ARCHIVES: Read the Only Interviews Elin Nordegren Gave About Her Split from Tiger Woods

Nordegren spoke to PEOPLE in 2010 and again in 2014, four years after her divorce from Woods → Read More

Stuart Smalley Is Not Dead: See What Has Sen. Al Franken Laughing These Days

"I've got the wig and I've got the sweater. I just don't bring Stuart out. But he's getting exactly as old as I'm getting," Franken, 66, tells PEOPLE → Read More

Al Franken Says John Belushi’s Fatal Overdose Inspired Him to Give Up Drugs

That tragedy was Franken’s own wake-up call to stop using drugs, he says → Read More

Paging Lorne Michaels: Sen. Al Franken Is ‘Tempted’ to Return to SNL as Guest Host

"If Lorne asked me to guest host, yeah, sure. I would be tempted to do that," says Al Franken → Read More

Sen. Al Franken Is ‘Flattered’ by Buzz, But Definitely Not Running for President in 2020

Al Franken, his wife and his daughter all tell PEOPLE that the Minnesota senator will not challenge President Trump in 2020 → Read More

Obama White House Photographer Goes on Assignment With House of Cards’ President Underwood

“Whether photographing the real President or a fictitious presidential character, it’s an exciting experience,” said Pete Souza → Read More

Inside Barack Obama’s Emotional Private Moments With ‘The Shot and The Shooters’ of Chicago’s Gun Epidemic

“They couldn’t believe that someone of his stature cared enough about them to listen” → Read More

Barack Obama’s Bromance with Joe Biden Lives On — But He Hasn’t Spoken to Hillary Clinton Since January

The first time the Obama and Biden saw each other was after Trump’s inauguration was a reception to christen the Obamas’ new offices in D.C.’s West End → Read More

Obama Attorney General Wants to ‘Channel The Resistance’ Against House Republicans on President Trump’s Bandwagon

Barack Obama is working with a group that targets Republican extremists who, as a result of the election of President Trump, feel safe in their districts → Read More

Secrets of the Obamas’ Lives Now: Michelle Carries Bag Lunches and Barack Still Can’t Drive

From answering the doorbell to working the coffeemaker, get an inside look at the Obamas’ post White House lives now → Read More